Conference Speaker Profile
A recognized leader in the Multi-ethnic Church Movement, Dr. Mark DeYmaz planted the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas (www.mosaicchurch.net) in 2001, where he continues to serve as Directional Leader. In 2004 Mark co-founded the Mosaix Global Network with Dr. George Yancey (www.mosaix.info), where he serves as President and convener of the National Multi-ethnic Church Conference. In 2009 Mark founded Vine and Village (www.vineandvillage.org), a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on spiritual, social, and financial redemption in Little Rock's emerging University District. In 2015 he became an Adjunct Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC, where he also serves as Director of Multi-ethnic Church Development and Community Engagement in the Center for the Development of Evangelical Leadership (CDEL).
Mark has written five books on the subject of the multi-ethnic church including, Building a Healthy Multi-ethnic Church (Jossey-Bass, 2007), which was chosen as a finalist for a Christianity Today Book of the Year Award (2008) and for a Resource of the Year Award (2008) sponsored by Outreach Magazine. His other books include, Leading a Healthy Multi-ethnic Church (formerly Ethnic Blends: Zondervan, 2010/2013); Should Pastors Accept or Reject the Homogeneous Unit Principle? (Mosaix, 2011); Real Community Transformation (Leadership Network, 2012); and The Multi-ethnic Christian Life Primer (Mosaix, 2013). In addition he is an online editor and columnist for Outreach magazine, and a contributing editor for Leadership Journal.